Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) directed to withdraw quality mark on energy drinks

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The Committee on Trade, Tourism and Industry has directed Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to withdraw their distinctive marks on all the energy drinks which have violated standards. The Chairperson of the committee, Hon. Mwine Mpaka gave the regulatory body seven days to take punitive action on the companies making the drinks and report back to the committee on the progress. This comes after the National Drug Authority (NDA) Executive Director, Dr David Nahamya on Wednesday, 16 March 2022 presented to the committee findings of test samples on some carbonated and non-carbonated soft …

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